DC Thomson’s Commando digest sized combat picture library has been running continuously since 1961 and in that time it has become the British comic with by far the greatest number of issues ever published with over 5180 under its ammo-belt. Whilst other long surviving comics have changed through the years the Commando reader of 1961 wouldContinue reading In Review: Commando Presents Ramsey’s Raiders Volume 1 – and a chance to win a copy!
What does the European Union mean to you? What are its benefits? In these turbulent times, the latest Animate Europe competition is challenging comic creators worldwide to come up with a comic addressing the value of the EU – and four finalists will have their work published in anthology in 2019. In 2013, the Friedrich Naumann FoundationContinue reading Animate Europe 2019 comics competition launched, asking what are the benefits of the EU?
Earlier this year, after years of waiting, a crowdfunding campaign was launched to collect all of humour cartoonist Ken Reid‘s Odhams comic strips of the 1960s – featured in Wham!, Smash!, and Pow! – into a pair handsome official hardback collections. The limited collections are now on sale – and to mark our 20th anniversary celebrations at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival,Continue reading Power Pack of Ken Reid books must be won!
The Embassy of Japan continues its search to find the best comic short stories in the UK with the launch of its annual Manga Jiman Competition. This year’s competition, now in its twelfth year, again has two categories; Yonkoma Manga, a comic strip of four panels on one page, for entrants aged between 11 andContinue reading Embassy of Japan 2018 Manga Jiman comics competition details
Myriad Editions has announced the shortlist for its First Graphic Novel Competition 2018: Cathy Brett, Sabba Khan, Clarrie Pope and Blanche Pope, Jenny Robins, Zara Slattery, Anna Trench and Sarah Ushurhe. Find out more about some of the creators… The winner, to be revealed at an event in London on 5th July, will get theContinue reading 2018 Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition Short List Revealed